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CONTEST TIMES and FORMAT
Starting of show 12:00 P.M.
Introduction of Emcee and Judges, Star Spangled Banner, Prayer
Order of events will be in a Running Format – Prejudging, Routine/’7 Walk’, Awards (Placings, Best Performance, Crowd Favorite).
Men’s BB, Women’s Physique, Men’s Classic, Break*, Women’s Figure, Women’s Wellness, Men’s Physique, Women’s Bikini
*Break: 12 and under division, then recognition of Transformation Challenge and Pump Off winners, top Trainer, and top Gym awards.
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$35 if purchased prior to or on day of 7/14/2023. $40 as of 7/15/2023. Back stage trainer pass $10 (one per competitor). For Advanced Ticket Purchase click on link at bottom of page. *J Street Gym and Iron Street Gym members get in for $25 – just got to show your gym access app*
AWARDS for NWANC
Sculptured one-of-a-kind awards, engraved plaques, medallions, or swords will be given to the TOP 5 in all divisions, plus overalls and best poser.
Imprinted/Embroidered Mr. and Ms. Natural Arkansas jackets given to male bb, classic, figure, male/female physique, and bikini classes.
12 and Under competitors earn a medallion if they get on stage. Winner of each class go to finals where boys winner wins Mini Mr. Arkansas battle sword and Mini Ms. Arkansas girls winner wins crown. 12 and under division will be judged by crowd.
Height will apply in novice and open categories. Promoter reserves the right to adjust classes.
Comfort Suites Bentonville 2011 Southeast Walton Blvd Bentonville, AR 72712; (479) 254-9099 $84 per night . Please mention NWA Natural Championships before 7/1/2023 for discounted rate and guaranteed booking in the block we reserved. The link you need to go to HOTEL BOOKING LINK
PHOTOGRAPHY and VIDEOGRAPHY
Crisp Recordings and Blue Horizon Productions
Performed by Glo Sunless – Krista Floyd email@example.com 913-230-7845. Call them to set up appt. or schedule by website: www.glocosunless.com/nwarnaturalchamps
Performed by Haus Competition Wear; Lauren Jiles 870-624-0117 firstname.lastname@example.org. IG: @hauscompetitionwear . Need to book an appointment? Click here
MEN’S BB/WOMEN’S BB POSING ATTIRE
Posing suits must be worn and be of solid color, opaque, devoid of embroidery, stripes or other embellishments. Accessories are not permitted including jewelry (excluding wedding bands). At finals, accessories & props attached to body may be used. Only women’s bodybuilding suits may have sequins or special designs – as in a women’s physique division. Women can crossover to figure and physique, but not to bikini. Men can crossover to classic, but not to men’s physique. View NANBF specific details here
MALE PHYSIQUE POSING ATTIRE
Physique competitors need to wear board shorts, (shorts must be just above the knee in length and can be one inch below the belly button, no spandex and no logos are permitted on the board shorts (however a manufacturer’s logo such as Nike symbol or Billabongs are acceptable.) No shirt, foot wear, or body accessories for pre-judging. No Crossover to Bodybuilding, but can crossover to Classic. At finals, accessories & props attached to body may be used. View NANBF specific details here
FEMALE PHYSIQUE POSTING ATTIRE
Thong suits are not permitted. Suits can include designs, patterns and/or adornments. Jewelry is permitted. Shoes are not worn. 60 sec music selections should not contain profane or offensive material. Crossovers between Women’s Physique and Women’s Bodybuilding will be permitted. Crossovers between Women’s Physique to Figure and Women’s Bodybuilding are allowed, but not to Bikini. Visit nanbf.org for judging criteria, poses, individual routine for the Women’s Physique division. View NANBF specific details here
BIKINI AND WELLNESS POSING ATTIRE
Two piece swimsuits and heels are to be worn in both rounds. No thongs may be worn in either round. Suit must cover ½ of both cheeks. Visit nanbf.net for acceptable suits. No Crossover from bikini to wellness or vice versa. If unsure of suit, contact promoter. View NANBF specific details here
FIGURE POSING ATTIRE
Two piece figure suits and heels. No thongs may be worn in either round. Embroidery or embellishments are allowed on suits. Crossover to Bikini is allowed, as well as to women’s physique. View NANBF specific details here
MEN’S CLASSIC PHYSIQUE POSING ATTIRE
Competitors are required to wear posing shorts void of large or multiple logos. No board shorts or Bodybuilding posing trunks. Can crossover to men’s physique or to bodybuilding, but Men’s physique cannot crossover to Bodybuilding (and vice versa). View NANBF specific details here
MIXED PAIRS CATEGORY
Mixed pairs consist of one male and one female doing bodybuilding poses. Competitors in this category cannot be from bikini or men’s physique categories – figure, women’s physique/bb, classic physique, or bb are allowed only.
Pairs will be judged through a series of poses that will allow the judges to evaluate one physique to the other, the synchronization of movement between the two competitors, and the originality of the routine devised by the competitors.
Bodybuilding, Classic, and Women’s Physique will pose to music of their choice at finals. If you are entered in more than one class, you will pose only once. Music will be limited to 60 seconds. Music must be cued to start and recording must be of good quality. CD’s only. Two copies must be provided. Figure, men’s physique, and bikini music will be provided.
PRESENTATION WALK FOR MEN’S PHYSIQUE, FIGURE, AND BIKINI
Competitor will wait on ramp for expeditor’s call to go on stage. Hit 1-2 poses at first X, then 2-3 poses at other 3 X’s, then walk off stage.
The entry fee is $80 for the initial division of competition and $60 for each additional division. Entries must be received no later than July 1st, or a late entry penalty of $35 will be applied. Absolutely no entries accepted after July 8th, 2023. (You will receive additional information by email two weeks prior to contest). Recommended entry is online below on this page. Other options is to download NWANC Entry form paper version and send to address: Joe Wilson Productions, PO Box 1331, Bentonville, AR, 72712. Please make money order or certified check payable to: Joe Wilson Productions (this must be postmarked by July 1st to avoid late penalty).
The competition is open to all physique athletes who have not at any time during the 84 months prior to the day preceding this event, engaged in the personal use of anabolic steroids, other growth enhancing drugs, or Rx diuretics used to prepare for this competition or OTC diuretics used seven days prior to event. Refer to the banned substance list at www.NANBF.net or contact promoter for any questions.
TESTING & CHECK-IN
Every competitor is polygraphed set by appointment with promoter. First come, first serve. Fee to polygrapher is $50 CASH (increased as of Jan 1, 2021). Good for NANBF shows within a 30 day period. Promoters have the right to test and retest prior to or after the show. NANBF membership required. BE PREPARED TO POLYGRAPH UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CONTEST. NO EXCEPTIONS. All contestants must present NANBF card at check-in. NANBF Cards are $80 and are to be purchased online. (Additional information about drug testing will be mailed to you after we receive your entry.)Register for the NWANC Purchase NWANC tickets here Get NANBF card here
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